Other Origin(s):Greek, Hebrew, Japanese
Meaning:Alcoholic beverage; To fight, to battle; Defender of men; God remembers
Sake is a name for boys with just as many cultural roots as there are meanings. It all begins with German, where it’s said to be related to the expression sahhan, meaning “to fight” or “to battle.” A similar translation of “defender of men” brings us to Greek, where it’s considered a shorter alternative to Alexander. Look to Sake’s Hebrew roots, and you might discover its likeness to the name Sakarias, which comes from Zechariah, meaning “God remembers.” Its renown throughout Japan as a beloved alcoholic beverage will definitely put you in celebratory spirits.
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